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Youth tourism in South Africa : the English language travel sector

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dc.contributor.author Correia, Maisa
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-11T05:32:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-11T05:32:11Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Correia, Maisa, 2011. Youth tourism in South Africa : the English language travel sector. Tourism Review International, 15:123–133 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1943-4421
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/7838
dc.description.abstract Language travel has gone largely unnoticed as a key contributor of youth tourism. The global language travel market is dominated by the UK and the US, with Canada, Australia, Ireland, Malta, and New Zealand also recognizing the importance of language travel for tourism. Little attention has been paid to language travel in research, including in South Africa. This article reviews the organization and development of the language travel industry in South Africa as an important aspect of the country’s youth tourism economy. South Africa’s language travel industry is explored in terms of its global position, development, size, key role players, structure, operation, and significance for the broader tourism industry. It is shown significant differences exist in the operation and source markets between inland and coastal language schools. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Cognizant Comm. Corp. en_US
dc.rights Cognizant Comm. Corp., 2011. Available online: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/154427211X13139345020453; http://www.cognizantcommunication.com/ en_US
dc.subject Language travel - South Africa en_US
dc.subject Youth tourism - South Africa en_US
dc.title Youth tourism in South Africa : the English language travel sector en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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